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This afternoon in Nyon, City have been drawn to face FC Midtjylland of Denmark in the UEFA Cup Second Qualifying Round..

Regardless of the nickname we have just given them, this could be a tougher assignment than we might initially think. Having tonked Bangor 10-1 on aggregate in the first qualifying round and currently 3rd in the Danish top flight, they look well organised: www.fcm.dk

Courtesy Wikipedia:
FC Midtjylland is a Danish football team from Herning and Ikast. The team is a result of a merger between Ikast FS (which also includes tennis, badminton and handball clubs) and Herning Fremad. Currently FC Midtjylland play in the Danish Superliga.

FC Midtjylland play in a new stadium, SAS Arena, which Messecenter Herning owns.

Up to the spring season 2007, FC Midtjylland was put in a bad light because they made deals with pupils from African countries to play and study at their football academy - Denmarks first of its kind. The club management's defence was: 'They study and play football when they do not study'. 'We abide by all rules from DBU as well as government, with regards to football and player trafficking'.

FC Midtjylland is trying to secure its current status as a challenger to the national football throne of Br√łndby IF and F.C. Copenhagen

The ties will be played the Thursdays 14th and 28th August.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Friday August 1 2008
Time: 12:25PM

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Comments

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It least they might make a few forays into our half giving us a better chance of opening them up for our prolific strikers !!!
alphieblues
01/08/2008 13:14:00
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I don't think Midtjylland are anyone's mugs, that's for sure. City will have to be on their guard.
Johnny Baguette
01/08/2008 14:23:00
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Dont know much about these guys but, same as the last round, progression is the only concern.
oliverblue
01/08/2008 15:22:00
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God help you if you're worried about this lot. You could get AC Milan in the next round!
storagematt
01/08/2008 17:25:00
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This is Manchester City we are talking about, sm!
Johnny Baguette
01/08/2008 17:49:00
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We're not worried sm - just cautious. There's a difference!! We've been here before with City after all - Groclin for example!
oliverblue
01/08/2008 18:16:00
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Now THAT was painful!
Johnny Baguette
01/08/2008 19:40:00
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Have the faith lads, have the faith - never a dull moment at City!
Tudor
01/08/2008 19:46:00
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Hopefully no repeat JB! Always keep the faith Tudor! Come on City!!
oliverblue
01/08/2008 19:57:00
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We were new to the Premier then, with a poor quality, this time we are bigger better stronger and we have Gelson Fernandes!!!!
Buzz Lightyear
01/08/2008 20:42:00
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